The tenure of Bayelsa State governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, came under serious focus on Saturday during the ongoing conference of Nigerian Guild of Editors, as various speakers praised his leadership and commitment to the development of the state.
The accolades from editors came during an inspection tour of various landmark projects executed by Dickson, popularly called the countryman governor.
The NGE said the governor’s achievements was a way of recognizing his administration’s strides in socio economic development in the last three and half years, adding that Dickson has indeed done a lot for the benefit of the people.
With the theme of this year’s conference, ”Nigeria: The Change We Need…The Role of the Editor”, the speakers at the event said, it was fitting in relation to Dickson’s vision and perspectives in governance, adding that the governor has by his innovative leadership changed the face of governance in Bayelsa State.
One of the editors who was also part of the project tour and publisher of New Nation, Richard Beke, said the governor was a change agent in view of his government’s achievements in the various areas of development.
He said that Al though there were other governors before him, none had done as much to give hope to the people.
”He is the face of change in the new Bayelsa. He is the original change agent as he’s been saying and there is no doubt that there’s truth in his assertions seeing first hand for ourselves the various developmental strides”, Beke said.
He noted that hosting the 11th edition of the yearly conference in Yenagoa like other events in recent times was an indication that the state has changed from being a dreaded …Read More
Source:: New Mail